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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 18/02/2015 at 12:08

Bench looks great Yvie. Not a long way to go, just needs summer to arrive.

We've been out to buy more deer fencing, compost and bird food. Those bluetits get through an awful lot.

Glad you had a good holiday, Lily P.

i been given this advice but '.................

Posted: 17/02/2015 at 22:24

Bekkie, does your dog have DM? If that's it then don't blame yourself. Not your fault, it's genetic. Nothing to do with food.

Gothic, cottage, Japanese, modern

Posted: 17/02/2015 at 21:00

I think you've realised now that I live in France. (another thread)     

But I've been gardening for over 40 years, still make mistakes though.

You can put shrubs in big pots to give privacy. If you are good at art, but short of cash you can use plastic dustbins with paint effects. Make sure they have drainage holes in the bottom.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/02/2015 at 20:53

KEF, I have a joint of venison in the freezer, local farmer gave it to me last week.

We had pancakes, with lemon and sugar

i been given this advice but '.................

Posted: 17/02/2015 at 20:16

No need thanks, prevention is better than cure!

feeding roses

Posted: 17/02/2015 at 20:15

I do exactly the same as Dave.

i been given this advice but '.................

Posted: 17/02/2015 at 20:13

Not me, I believe you. But then garlic upsets my tummy!

Gothic, cottage, Japanese, modern

Posted: 17/02/2015 at 20:10

You could do gothic in the dark bit, cottage with lots of flowers in one lawned bit, modern with perhaps a seating area in other lawned bit and the back bit could be covered with weed suppressant fabric and gravel and have pots with Japanesey sort of plants like acer palmatum (green and purple), bamboos (smaller varieties) and camellias and dwarf rhododendrons in acid compost.

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 17/02/2015 at 20:01


 


 The flowering photo is 2013

 

Oh dear, Forester, I hope you are OK.

I sowed broad bean seeds in pots in the GH. And I finished clearing up the prunings from the Wedding Day rose that acts as a hedge for the veggie garden. Filled 7 piled high wheelbarrows! Hasn't been pruned for a few years. Here are before and after photos. 7 metres long (not all in the photo). Well taller than me. Couldn't mow the grass under it as the rose had been in the way.

 

Gothic, cottage, Japanese, modern

Posted: 17/02/2015 at 19:53

How big is your garden? You could divide it into garden rooms using trellis or hedges, or walls if you're good at building. All together might be a bit difficult! Or you could do cottage with gothic touches or combine Japanese with modern as modern is usually fairly simple in design.

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